Timurid Illustration

Ulugh Beg, eldest son of Shah Rukh, seated on a carpet, Samarqand, 1435-1440


A larger image of Ulugh Beg, eldest son of Shah Rukh, Timurid Dynasty, Samarqand, 1435-1440


From p59 The Mughal Emperors: And the Islamic Dynasties of India, Iran, and Central Asia by Francis Robinson.
Held by the Freer Gallery, Smithsonian's Museums of Asian Art.
Ulugh Beg, eldest son of Shah Rukh, seated on a carpet, with ladies of his harem and retainers, Samarqand, c. 1425-1450.
As well as being a notable mathematician and astonomer, he was also a great builder, adding many buildings to Samarqand.


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